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Benchmarking and horizon scanning: A manager’s guide

Chartered Management Institute

It involves identifying, measuring and comparing organisational practices to improve performance. Finally, you identify and prioritise the best practices, gaps, and recommendations. Action : Implement and monitor those actions.

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The Benchmark That Builds Consulting Businesses

David A Fields

Consultants often look at benchmarks to gauge their recent performance. Those are internal benchmarks. [ Many readers know that I’m 6’1″ tall… if my posture is perfect, I think tall thoughts and I stand on two tins of homemade, coconut dream bars. Is that tall? [ ]


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A Non-Profit Board’s AHA Moment

Lead Change Blog

We need internal benchmarks and a leadership scorecard for our leadership team. For the first time, we will form processes for filling critical gaps when a board member leaves. What are our criteria? What is our succession plan? How do we prepare volunteers to jump into a leadership role?

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Talent Pool Development and Mentor Training Process

Mike Cardus

Internal benchmarking of existing talents based upon determined potential; skilled-knowledge, complexity-management; value of the work. Using this benchmark to determine based upon above what skills and competencies are needed to be successful in identified future management positions. What are the outcomes?

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Past, Present, Future Planning Steps Video

Mike Cardus

Internal Benchmarking; Where are you now? Below are some planning ideas, methods, questions, stuff that may help; It’s Planning TIME! As far as you are concerned, what does NOT have to change because it is already going well enough? Where do you want to be? What is the first step you can take to get there?

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How to Finally Kill the Useless, Recurring Meeting

Harvard Business Review

Internal benchmarks. Some groups targeted an overall reduction of the time spent in meetings (e.g., 30%), while some kept it more directional, but everyone had something to score themselves against.

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